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The Ancient Plant of Immortality That Treats Over 50 Medical Conditions
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 19 days ago - ancient-origins.net
Known as the plant of immortality by the Ancient Egyptians, and treasured by numerous subsequent cultures, aloe vera it still known today for its many health benefits. For millennia it has been used to treat more than 50 medical conditions...
Saudis Announce Auction for Solar and Wind Projects in Bid to Generate Worlds Cheapest Electricity
Science & Tech  (tags: crude oil, solar, wind, nuclear power, Saudi Arabia, cheaper electric )

Dandelion
- 19 days ago - ieefa.org
Building more solar plants and developing a nuclear-power industry is part of a broader government plan to diversify away from crude sales as the main source of income.
Are Earth's Magnetic Poles About to Flip?
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, magnetic poles, magnetism, radiation, planetary forces )

Freya
- 23 days ago - space.com
Geomagnetic reversals occur a few times every million years on average. However, the interval between reversals is very irregular and can range up to tens of millions of years.
How to Protect Yourself Digitally In the Trump Era
Science & Tech  (tags: communication, safety, activism, Internet, social media, security, computers )

Freya
- 29 days ago - alternet.org
We've entered a new era with the election of Donald Trump, and activists, intellectuals and scientists will need to become more aware over the coming months of the safety and security of their electronic communications.
We Speak Truth to Power
Science & Tech  (tags: CRA, Congressional Review Act, truth to power, twitter )

Dandelion
- 14 days ago - wespeaktruthtopower.com
We the People Crowdsourcing Twitter for Change. Oppose Legislative Trickery! NO CRAs to remove public protections! Congress is working 2 eviscerate the EPA and FDA critical advances with a rarely used legislative trick called the Congressional Review Act
2,000-Year-Old Clay Doll Dug Up in One Piece at Osaka Ruins Site
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 29 days ago - asahi.com
A moon-faced clay doll from the mid-Yayoi Pottery Culture period (300 B.C.-A.D. 300) has been unearthed in near perfect condition at an archaeological site here, the first discovery of its kind in the prefecture...
An Ancient City Emerges in A Remote Rain Forest
Science & Tech  (tags: artifacts, ancient city, rain forest, Honduras )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - newyorker.com
Europes Black Death at its worst, carried off 30 to 60 per cent of the population. Devastating but the mortality rate was not high enough to destroy European civilization. A 90 per cent mortality rate does not just kill it annihilates societies.
University of Montana Research Shows Importance of Remote Cameras as Biodiversity Tools
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, environment, habitat, humans, interesting, performance, research, science, study )

Rosemary
- 24 days ago - scienmag.com
MISSOULA âEUR" University of Montana doctoral candidate Robin Steenweg shows how remote cameras can transform monitoring wildlife and habitat biodiversity worldwide in a paper published Feb. 1 in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.
Scientists Discover Banned Toxic Chemicals in Animals Living in World's Deepest Ocean Trench
Science & Tech  (tags: Pollution Oceans seas PCBs )

Judy
- 11 days ago - independent.co.uk
"We still think of the deep ocean as being this remote and pristine realm, safe from human impact, but our research shows that, sadly, this could not be further from the truth".
Scientists Unveil New Form of Matter: Time Crystals
Science & Tech  (tags: Crystals )

Michael
- 26 days ago - spacedaily.com
If crystals have an atomic structure that repeats in space, like the carbon lattice of a diamond, why can't crystals also have a structure that repeats in time? That is, a time crystal?
New Nature Reserve to Protect Great Siberian Ice Hole and Mammoth Bones
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 16 days ago - siberiantimes.com
The famous Great Siberian Ice Hole is a rare location in the New Siberian Islands where unusual conditions mean the water never freezes in winter. More than 8 million hectares is earmarked to become a new nature reserve on the De Long...
26,000-Year-Old Child Footprints Found Alongside Paw Prints Reveal Oldest Evidence of Human-Canine Relationship
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 4 days ago - ancient-origins.net
There is little doubt that humans and dogs are naturally inclined to be best friends. But when and how did this dynamic duo first emerge? Conventional wisdom holds that agrarian man domesticated scavenger canines about 15,000 years ago....
Tattooed Owners of the World's Oldest Carpets Get Health Check After 2,200 Years
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 24 days ago - ancient-origins.net
A mummified potentate and his wife were found in a burial mound 42 metres in diameter. They went to the next life alongside nine saddled and harnessed geldings. Now, new technology has been used to obtain the secrets of these two ancient mummies...
Demand the FCC Protect Our Online Privacy
Science & Tech  (tags: Internet, television, on-line privacy, data mining, petitions )

Freya
- 28 days ago - secure.consumersunion.org
Data-mining internet providers like Comcast and AT&T will soon be required to get your permission before collecting and selling your data. You have the right to say 'no' - but But major lobbying groups are demanding the FCC throw that rule out.
How Fast Is the Universe Expanding? Quasars Provide An Answer
Science & Tech  (tags: Quasars )

Michael
- 28 days ago - spacedaily.com
The new measurement challenges some of the most recent ones, potentially pointing towards new physics beyond the standard cosmological model.
 

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